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as amended. item 17. supervisor mar. >> supervisor mar: colleagues you have before you and amended version of the resolution urging city college sf; i want to thank my colleagues but also trustees from the college board and community members for giving us lots of input as we brought it to the budget committee where it was amended with suggestions from supervisor avalos and -- advocates. those amendments are included in your version which came out of committee with unanimous support. i also want to say that city college is an incredible institution. some of the call at the heart of san francisco because so many of us are connected directly, like supervisor yee being a product and many of us having taking classes , or having had family members. it helps to transform lives and provides access to people from all backgrounds; for immigrants it has allowed them to learn english. for laid-off garment workers from chinatown to ancient, it has allowed them to get retraining so they can support . their families with better income . but it is really an amazing place many of us when we fought for the
mar. >> supervisor mar: i think it is wonderful to have a dialogue, and to add live on the points that supervisor campos made, another supervisor amniano (sounds like), who created the committee of education, in which i said on for years, there should be some way to them through the college board of trustees and that important decision-making , on the city level and i know our advisor to the mayor and education -- mendoza, sitting in the audience as well, i hope to work with many of you together to bring a working group on how to support the college system more especially . . in this time of crisis but in long-term i think that would be helpful discussion i want to say that the suggestions made by a few colleagues new amendments on this, supervisor kim's suggestion for page 2, line 24 which takes the sting out of the word "inflating" by replacing it with growing, i think that is a really good amendment. i will make a motion that we add that to the amendments. and added the suggestion of supervisor wiener and chiu, to address the concern raised by wiener about tying our hands too
ships that arrived at a disputed set of islands. destination mars, thousands of volunteers sign up for one-way ticket to the red planet. a weeklong protest in northern iraq has ended in violence after police move to disburse them. at least 20 people killed. security forces moved in on the sunni demonstrators after surrounding them for four street days. army officials accused protesters of attacking several checkpoints in the area. meanwhile, one of the highest- ranking kurds and the iraqi government has been sacked. he has been the foreign minister of iraq for nearly a decade. mary l maliki replaced him on tuesday in response to an ongoing boycott by kurdish politicians -- nouri al-maliki replaced him on tuesday. the foreign minister will be replaced by maliki's deputy, a prominent shia muslim and former iraqi oil minister. is on the line with us from iraq. what did he say? >> he actually says that the decision has now been risen -- then reversed. he says the cabinet of mr. maliki were persuaded that it would be detrimental to efforts to solve an ongoing crisis between the kurdish
call vote will enact this item. >> supervisor mar. >> thank you. colleagues, there's a simple typographical error so i'd like to urge you to support the amended version that's in front of all of you. and this simply pro claims san francisco's 2013 as the year of the child in coordination with many different statewide organizations from the first five commission to the california state association of counties, which i am the rep to. so, i urge your support. thank you. and support for the amendment and as amended as well. >> colleagues, supervisor mar has made a motion to amend his resolution. can i have a second to that? seconded by supervisor campos. and if we can take that motion amended without objection, that should be the case. and on the underlying resolution as amended, madam clerk, can you call the roll? >> supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor
m1 >> supervisor mar:present >> could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag pl3 of the united states of america, pl4 and to the republicpl5 for which it stands. indivisible,pl6 one nation, under god,pl7 with liberty and justicepl8 for all. >> president chiu: collies we have our march 19th, 2013 board minutes. could we have a motion to approve. second by farrell. minutes approved. madam clerk clerk you have any communications? >> no communications. >> the mayor may address the board for five minutes. follow-up questions are in order as long as the entire discussion does not exceed five minutes per supervisor. >> president chiu: thank you madam clerk, we want to welcome back mr. mayor back to the board chamber. >> mayor lee: good afternoon supervisors and members of the public. i would like to begin my remarks by mentioning of course the tragic and unspeakable events that occurred in boston last week. our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who were lost and those who have been injured. events like this are devastating an
inspection commission. i would like everyone to turn off devices. roll call. president mccarthy, mar, here, commissioner lee, here, mccray, present, melgar here, and commissioner -- is excuse. >> because of time restriction here we would like to propose some changes to the agenda and move them to the next full meetings. >> yes. >> what i'm suggesting is formula retail in the upper market ncd proposed planning commission policy that would establish a methodology for determining the concentration of formula retail and set the appropriate level of concentration for formula retail in the upper market neighborhood nct and ncd. preliminary recommendation: adoption -- seven and the dbi. i recommend we continue that to the next full commission meeting. >> could i go go ahead and second on that. >> thank you. those items seven, eight and 9 will be continued to the next meeting and mccarthy you are okay with that. you indicated that you are okay with that. i received a note that you are okay with continuing that. >> yes. that one i'm okay to continue with it. i don't have a real detailed update. >>
to thank supervisors mar -- supervisor mar for his kind comments, and supervisor avalos for fine reading of a wonderful poem and the haiku to the mayor during question time which i saw. and all the supervisors for considering that the legacy of san francisco in a way depends upon the continuation of the legacy of the poetry arts in san francisco. also to my fellow poets and other kind comments and contributions today, and to the laureate alejandro magia, i poem today is a third of the traditional trip let of haikus that form a traditional haiku, just a small one, written after i read the agenda. public interest. the winds and blossoms of spring have no lobbyists. one more time. public interest. the winds and blossoms of spring have no lobbyists. thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker. >>> hello, good afternoon. my name is douglas [speaker not understood]. just for the record, the sacred heart teams were staring at you. i did notice all 11 of you were properly seated and looking, looking like you were paying attention. so, thank you for doing that. just for the record, i went to
mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, all members are present. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, before we do the pledge of allegiance, i'd like to ask that we take a moment to recognize the victims of yesterday's boston marathon tragedy. [moment of silence] >> thank you very much. and ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues, we have our march 12, 2013 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor breed. without objection, those meeting minutes are adopted. [gavel] >> madam clerk, do we have any communications? >> there are no communications, mr. president. >> and if you could read our consent agenda. >> items 1 through 14 are considered routine. if a member objects, an item may be removed and
year, i told you guys about mars one, the not-for-profit organization planning on putting the first civilization on mars. i have an update for you. as of today, they are taking applicants for the astronauts who will take this one-way trip to mars and be the first settlers on mars. what you have to do is go online, up load a one minute video about why you would be the perfect person to be one of the first settlers on mars and to make sure people are serious, you have to pay a $25 entry fee. they are going to narrow it down to 24 individuals separated into teams of four to start the rigorous training process. the plan is to have them on mars by 2023. they hope to have a worldwide television internet phenomenon. a reality show, if you will, from the moment they take off until they land on mars. this is going to be a $6 billion project. people want to say it's a one way ticket. it's not about getting there and back. once you have akelcclimatkelecc mars, you cannot come back. >> you become a martian. >>> going to see a sea turtle up close would be an amazing experience. that's what happe
to "meet your district supervisor." we are here with supervisor mar, who was elected in 2008 and is about halfway through his first term. we will get to know them and talk about the toughest issues they have been facing. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. let's start by talking about your background, where you grew up. >> i grew up in sacramento, california, in the south area. went to public schools. ended up in uc-davis. made my way out to san francisco when i was a college student, and i sat in the class is in san francisco state as well, and i remember growing up at that time around clement street. we call the richmond district the new chinatown in the 1980's at that time. just being around the tremendous unique neighborhood, and discovering san francisco in the 1980's as i grew up, but i also have been very active as a community organizer. i worked in chinatown, and some first jobs also at the mental health center in the richmond area multi services in the 1980's, and i was also a staff are at the chinatown youth center -- i was also a staffer. a lot of my work has been su
vote. president clinch, yes, melgar, yes, mar, yes, mccray, yes, mccarthy, yes, lee, the motion carries unanimously. general public comment. any general public comment on the abatement appeals board. okay, seeing none. adjournment. is there a motion to adjourn? second. all in favor? aye. any opposed? we are now adjourned. it's 11:26. we'll reconvene in 10 minutes. >>> >>> > >> >> good morning. today is wednesday april 17, 2013. this is a regular meeting of the building inspection commission. i would like everyone to turn off devices. roll call. president mccarthy, mar, here, commissioner lee, here, mccray, present, melgar here, and commissioner -- is excuse. >> because of time restriction here we would like to propose some changes to the agenda and move them to the next full meetings. >> yes. >> what i'm suggesting is formula retail in the upper market ncd proposed planning commission policy that would establish a methodology for determining the concentration of formula retail and set the appropriate level of concentration for formula retail in the upper market neighborhood nct and n
. >> farrell? >> present. >> kim? >> kim, present. >> commissioner mar? >> mar, absent. >> tang in present. >> weiner? >> absent. >> yee, absent, we have a quorum. >> very good, could you call the next item. >> approval of the minutes of the march 26, 2013 meeting this is an action item. >> any comments or questions on the minutes, we will go to public comment, two minutes and seeing none, for public comment, we will close public comment. >> and item number two, commission avalos? >> aye. >> breed? >> aye. >> campos. >> aye. >> chiu. >> aye. >> cohen aye. >> ferrill. >> aye. >> kim? >> aye. >> mar? >> mar, absent. >> and commissioner tang in >> aye. >> weiner >> aye. >> yee, yee absent. item passes. >> very good. our next item please. >> three, this chair's report this san information item. >> okay, good morning, colleagues, i would like to commend everyone who participated and took part in the nation's first walk to workday. held last friday april 12th and i want to congratulate the individuals and organization to help this become a great event i was not able to participate that day due t
camino del mar. her parent have lived there for 40 years. they were not able to be here. we have dinner at their house every week and i'm quite familiar with the area. milton myers built this house. as it's been mentioned the property is on an upslope, while it's a single story residence, it's all around the lengthy front footage of the property giving a sweeping view from every room from 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen. the neighbors don't object to the project sponsors improving their property, they would like to see them do so in a way that if it meets their needs. they do object modifying in a way that takes away from the historic property and in mpinges on the mid block open space. as soon as the property went on the market prior to the death of the own, the neighbors listed to the broker that they would object that this development to the project plate applicants are now proposing that they would oppose this. the dr applicants would like to work with the sponsors to develop a plan that will satisfy their needs and be acceptable to everyone. they have not had that
. commissioner mar? >> present. >> yee? present. we have a quorum. >> i'd like to thank nona melkonian and jesse larsen for televising us today. we have 8 items on the agenda this morning. could you please call item number 1? item 2. >> right. item number 2, approve the minutes of the march 19, 2013 meeting. this is an action item. >> seeing no comments, colleagues, let's open this up for public comment. is there anyone from the public that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues, can we move this forward without objection? >> so moved. >> thank you. [gavel] >> please call the next aye tim, ms. cheng. >> item 3 is citizens advisory committee report. this is a information item. >> thank you. i don't see mr. flanagan here -- oh. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> items 4 and 5 passed unanimously. for the item 6, the cac unanimously adopted a motion for support of recommending designated of lead of agencies at its march 27 meeting. the cac was briefed on information about item 7. that concludes my report. >> thank you, mr. flanagan. thank you. so, t
on on item 16. 6 d d d d e 535el camino del mar request for discretionary review. good afternoon, commissioners, i'm david lindsey of department staff. since this was determined to be an abbreviated discretionary review case i will be presented this on behalf of the project manager. the project at 535el el camino del mar exist on the existing parcel of the second floor of this single family house. the project includes changing the roof over the kitchen,en closed the front entry and adding a new window on the buildings front facade. it's located on a large triangular lot where the home corners east. the building was determined financing to be a historic resource. the proposed alteration were found in the ere and was found not to be a problem for the compliance. also exempt under sequel. the project has received letters of support from par. the linkin park home owners association and neighbor to the east and neighbors on the north side of --el camino del mar. five discretionary reviews were filed. 4 live on the southeast of the property and one lives south of the property. all th
of solutions that i'm fulfilling. so, again, thank you, supervisor mar, for working with me on this effort. we wanted to introduce this legislation a few weeks ago, but i thought it was important to take some extra time to consult and collaborate with merchants, residents and neighborhood leaders in the haight. we have reached the compromise that reflects everyone's input although everyone is not completely satisfied with the outcome. i wanted to thank the recreation and parks department for working with my office and the community to find creative ways to find amenities in our parks and activate under utilized space and i look forward to seeing more bikes in albert lake and throughout san francisco. the other thing that's happening and actually just started this past weekend happened, happens every year in japantown, the northern california cherry blossom festival. this is the 46th anian cherry blossom festival. and this weekend the festival will be on both saturday and sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in japantown located primarily at polk street where it crosses webster. so, i hope you w
. farrell no. supervisor kim? kim no. supervisor mar. mar no. supervisor tang. tang no. supervisor wiener. wiener no. supervisor yee? yee no. there are 11 no's. >> the ordinance has failed. [gavel] >> item 26. >> item 26 is a resolution determining the issuance of a type 22 on sale beer and wine premises license located at 54 3 2nd street will serve the public convenience. >> roll call. >> on item 26, supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 27. >> item 27 is a resolution determining that the issuance of a type 21 off-sale general license for fm smokes and wines located at 57 new montgomery street will serve the public convenience. >> can we do this same house same call, colleagues? without objection, this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 28. >> item 2
to the rider ship group. >> a couple of times. >> yeah, why don't we do this, why don't we take mar la out for now and go and reach out to the bus riders group and if she is a member of that and if she will become a member of that, if not let's see if they can provide a candidate, will that work? >> yeah. >> okay. >> so we will take a motion to amend the resolution to remove mar la for now. and approve the other six recommended applicants. >> so moved. >> second. >> first and second and then members of the public wishing to address you on that item? >> i would like to make a comment. >> patrick, and patrick and company. i attend many of these board meetings but you are right, i believe that the cac, is a joke. i am sorry to say that. there is fine people there, but this board takes no notice of their activity in a minimum you should at least have their minutes so that you can see what is going on, what has come to their. i know that there is one issue about the artwork for the transbay terminal and they wrote the board a letter and no response. i don't think that they are effective and you
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of the curve line on --el camino and del mar. that could never be parallel to the front of the lot. as a technical matter, this section doesn't really apply and the way the rear yard is calculated is discretionary. and it's discretionary the department should apply the rear yard calculation in the way that best fulfills the policy code and the residential design guidelines. a two story structure completely occupying a rear yard cannot comply with residential design guidelines. that's what we have in this instance. we have a 2 story garage structure that is going to be expanded which violates this policy. so that the non-compliant uses expands to occupy more of the lot at different levels is an interpretation which i think flies in the face of discretionary measurement of the rear yard and if you look at the second page of our exhibit, 8, if you imply the interpretation you have 2 different ways you can configure this rear yard so that the goals of requiring some open space on this lot are met. and that rear yard can go down to the south side or the east side and that's what happene
of private open space. this shows the view from sea cliff and --el camino and del mar and the maids room. this is the proposed view with our addition. as you can see it's quite modest. it's the extent of the building mass that would be seen from the same way at sea cliff and --el camino and del mar. finally with respect to the neighbors on 20th avenue, we can get into more details about the numbers of the discussions we've had with them, but in the upper diagram or photograph we are showing the existing condition, the edge of the current second story maids room. you can see a little patch of blue ocean. with the original idea of our addition we suggest that we had considered a shed roof which is a pitched roof that you see in the center photograph. we also were concerned about responding to neighbors concerns about the stairwell which you see sort of the vertical slot. just to the left of the shed roof. so we hide some views where the major concern of the neighbors. we lowers the height of both the stairs and of the roof itself over the bedrooms. so there is a flat roof. this is the vie
kim. kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee. yee present. mr. president, all members are present. >> thank you research, madam clerk, ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance? i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. colleagues, we have our march 5th, 2013 board meeting minutes. can i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor yee. without objection those meeting minutes are approved. [gavel] >> madam clerk, are there any communication? s? >> there are no communications, mr. thv. >> can you read our consent agenda? the consent calendar is considered routine. if a member objects ictiontionth the item may be removed and considered separately. >> colleagues, unless there is any objection, if we could take a roll call vote on items 1 2,, 3. >> supervisor yee. yee aye. supervisor avalos? a
-president. >> may i start. i think this past year with president mccarthy and vice-president mar, we have been working very well together. i would like to renominate commissioner mccarthy as president and commissioner mar as vice-president. >> i would second that. >> i think the year has gone really well. i think it's good leadership. >> do we have to do the item separately? it's up to you. >> would you like to vote on the items together? >> one vote. >> okay. >> is there any public comment on the motion to reelect president mccarthy and vice-president mar? there is no public comment. we'll do a roll call vote. president mccarthy, aye, mar, yes, clinch, yes, lee, yes, mccray, yes, melgar, the motion carries, congratulations to both of you. [ applause ] . >> item five directors report update on dbi's finances. >> good morning. deputy director administrator services. i wanted to give you an update on our finances. right now we are projecting a balance at the end of the year of 14.96 million of which $12.96 million is from revenues and $2 million from expenditures. you can see the revenue is ov
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